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Education

  • ‘My First Teacher’ helps parents prepare children for kindergarten

    To quote the title of a well-known book, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten”, may have been true 30 years ago, however, that is not the case today. Over a third of children in the U.S. enter school unprepared to learn. They lack the vocabulary, sentence structure, and other basic skills that are required to do well in school. Children who start behind generally stay behind – they drop out, they turn off. 

  • Jeff Green Scholars named

    Seven 2013 graduates of LaRue County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority for outstanding academic performance in high school. Students earn this designation by achieving a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and scoring at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

  • State law: Program interview replaces state accountability tests

    The state legislature has tweaked the law periodically in the years since the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990 drastically changed the state’s public education system.

  • 32 feet and 8 tails

    Ashley Clifford’s second grade class sings “32 Feet and 8 Little Tails.” Front from left, Jade Clifford, Elise Cecil, Cristian Calderon, Zoey Bowen, Makayla Downs; second row,  Johnny Vences, KaDarius Mack, Brody Higgs, Colin Reynolds, Hannah Osborne, Emmah Baggett; third row, Connor Metcalf, Brittany Willard, Aaron Wolford, Levi Hazelwood, Damian Felker; back, Trinity Carroll, Layla Ward, Seth Redmon, Shakira Vittitoe, Kaitlyn Sullivan and Destiny Montgomery.

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  • Teacher receives $500 science grant to ‘make activities count’

    Deana Paden, seventh-grade science teacher at LaRue County Middle School, was honored Friday with a McDonald’s grant.

  • Students selected for All-State Chorus

    Seven LaRue County students will sing in the KMEA All-State Kentucky Children’s Chorus, and another three in the Junior High Treble All-State Chorus Feb. 6 at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in Louisville.

  • Singin' in the Season
  • Sandidge signs with CU

    LaRue County High School senior Adam Sandidge last week signed a letter of intent to run cross country at Campbellsville University. Front from left, CU Cross Country Coach Hillary Lakes; mother, Katie Sandidge; Adam Sandidge; father, Scott Sandidge; LCHS cross country coach Jim B. Phelps; back, LCHS principal Kyle Goodlett, Athletic Director David Dawson, LCHS track coach Orion Tucker and former LCHS track coach Jack Mitchell.

  • Bus drivers recognized for safe driving

    Several LaRue County Schools bus drivers were recognized Dec. 16 by the LaRue County School Board. From left, Juanita Lawler, 41 years; Don Edlin, 22 years; Norman Stilts, 20 years; Paul Cottrell, 20 years; Sandy Fathergill, 16 years; Sharon Aubrey, 16 years; and Jeanette Milby, 14 years, received the Safe Driver Award. The award is given to bus drivers who have 10 or more years of safe driving for the school district.